Simon Evans: Fringe Magnet

Simon Evans: Fringe Magnet

Off The Kerb Productions

Simon Evans’ dry wit is incredibly engaging in what is essentially an hour long rant from a highly opinionated man. Evidently very comfortable despite many of the seats being unoccupied, he makes a good point when he says “standing out at the fringe is like going to war and being called a serial killer”. Circling round a general theme of austerity, his volume increased as he talked about things which irritated him, and at times there was a slight tendency to digress and ramble. Overall, however, Evans was a delight to hear, and obviously very sharp, playing off his audience depending on what aroused the most reaction. His opinions may not appeal to all but are definitely amusing.

Pleasance Courtyard, 4 – 30 Aug (not 15), 9.50pm , £5.00 – £11.00, fpp 123

tw rating: 4/5

published: Aug-2010

[Alistair  Quaile]

Taken from Three Weeks

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